Food commodities worth $4.393b exported in FY2020-21

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Islamabad

Food group exports of the country during fiscal year ended on June 30, 2021 crossed $4.393 billion mark and witnessed about 0.73 percent growth as compared the exports of the corresponding period of last year.

During the period from July-June, 2020-21, the exports of fruits grew by 11.16 percent, vegetables 7.14 percent, spices 5.34 percent, fish and fish preparations increased by 1.85 percents. Besides, the exports of oil seeds, nuts grew by 212.64 percent, meat and meat products increased by 9.62 percent respectively, according the data of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics.

During period under review country earned $2.041 billion by exporting about 3.691 million tons of rice.—APP

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